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Filing for Bankruptcy: Choosing Between Chapter 7 and Chapter 13

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For those who’ve hit financial strain and are considering filing for bankruptcy, the process can appear confusing. You might have heard a lot of information that makes you afraid to even see what your options are – which is a…

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Debts that Can Be Relieved Through Bankruptcy

Often the people who would benefit the most from bankruptcy don’t know enough about the protections they’re afforded under the law. When you have financial stress, there are emotional traumas that come with the problem. There may be embarrassment and…

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Why It’s a Bad Idea to Tackle Your Credit Card Debt By Only Making Minimum Payments

If you have recently lost a job, and you have bills piling up, there are solutions. Whether you have recently started missing payments, or you are months behind, trying to pay off credit card debt can get overwhelming fast. When…

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Can I Keep My Car When Filing For Bankruptcy?

If you are considering filing for bankruptcy, there are a number of factors to consider if you own a car and you want to keep it. How much you car is worth, and if you still owe money on the…

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What Is The Difference Between Credit Counseling and Debtor Education?

If you’re facing a difficult financial situation, there’s a good chance that bankruptcy has at least crossed your mind at some point. Regardless of whether you’re considering filing for Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcy in the state of Georgia,…

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Why is Georgia a Bankruptcy Leader?

As the 2010s began, Georgia was infamous as the state hardest hit by bankruptcies, even in the midst of the recession. Today, while conditions have improved, Georgia is still one of the top states filing for bankruptcies, with no sign…

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Top Reasons People Go Bankrupt

It’s easy to assume that someone who files for bankruptcy protection has been financially irresponsible, but according to a recent post in the Huffington Post, some of the most common reasons people file for bankruptcy have nothing to do with…

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Terrified of Collectors? Easy Ways to End the Conversation

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Nobody likes receiving phone calls from bill collectors, but if you owe money to a creditor and it’s past-due, there’s a good chance you’ll soon be harassed by bill collectors — if you haven’t been already. Those persistent phone calls…

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What is Strategic Bankruptcy?

What is Strategic Bankruptcy?

When many people hear the word bankruptcy, the first thing they think of is fear and despair. While the aftermath of bankruptcy will result in a period of change, it doesn’t have to be synonymous with fear. Filing for bankruptcy…

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Mediterranean Mayhem: Understanding The Greek Debt Crisis

Mediterranean Mayhem: Understanding The Greek Crisis

International finance may be Greek to you, but national bankruptcies are surprisingly similar to personal ones. To understand the current financial crisis in Greece, it helps to think of the Greek nation as an individual caught in a cycle of…

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